GILBERTSON, Mads

No unit; did not serve. Residence: Spring Valley, Pierce County, Wisconsin. Born 14 May 1827 in Norway. Married on 26 Dec 1852 to Olena Christophersdatter. They came to the US with two children in 1860. Civil War: Drafted. Hired a substitute for $100. Drafted a second time. Hired a substitute. Drafted a third time near the end of the war and was not ordered to report. In 1866, they moved to Anoka County, Minnesota. He died in 1907 and is buried in the Glen Gary Lutheran Cemetery. Sources: (“Anoka County, Minnesota”, publ. by the Anoka County Historical Society in 1982. p208)

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